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BLOG: Introducing our Summer Communications Intern!

Posted On July 12, 2018

Hello, everyone! My name is Christopher Maximos, and I’m extremely excited to be NJ Arts Ed NJ’s new (and best) communications intern! I currently attend Delbarton School in Morristown, where I’ll be a senior this fall. At Delbarton, I particip...

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Guest Blog: AENJ Youth Art Month “Building Community Through Art”.

Posted On February 23, 2018

The theme for the 2017/2018 school year is “Building Community Through Art”. Youth Art Month is a celebration of the visual arts!  The Council for Art Education (CFAE) administers Youth Art Month. Youth Art Month encourages support for quality s...

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Guest Blog by Alyssa Sileo of The Laramie Project Project

Posted On January 31, 2018

Thanks to my arts education, I can say that, as an 18-year-old, I feel entirely equipped to address all that life can throw at meーwith excitement and curiosity. It’s not only the “special skills” section of my résumé that is augmented by my...

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Guest Blog with Miss Atlantic Shores 2018

Posted On January 10, 2018

For as long as I can remember, I have been involved in the arts. A comprehensive arts education was at the center of my young life. I grew up at the Surflight Theatre in Beach Haven, and every day was a new adventure. I took private lessons in dance ...

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Blog: Spotlight on Dance Education in Elizabeth NJ Alyssa Fisher Dance Teacher EPS William F. Halloran #22

Posted On December 7, 2017

“I am so proud to be part of a district that is making such strides in providing a comprehensive dance education by professional, highly qualified dance teachers. We have such an amazing team and we continue to grow!  I am so lucky to work for...

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What Does an Arts Ed Now Ambassador Look Like? – Arts Ed Now Teacher Contest

Posted On November 9, 2017

As part of the Arts Ed Now campaign, we asked educators in New Jersey to create a three-photo storyboard to describe what it means to be an Ambassador. Here is what our winners had to say on social media. Meet the Winners! 1st Place: High School Cumb...

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Blog: Arts Ed Now- Local Action, Collective Impact

Posted On July 12, 2017

  This June the New Jersey Arts Education Partnership took part in Sustainable Jersey’s 2017 Sustainability Summit, held at The College of New Jersey. A spirit of collaboration filled the air, as the theory of collective impact was made tangib...

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BLOG: Lessons in Dance to Help Choreograph Your Future

Posted On June 7, 2017

The Paramus High School Dance Departments’ Power of The Dance 4- Concert on June 1, 2017 was filled with a collection of intriguing pieces of choreography which educated, inspired and ignited the audiences imagination. Each piece reflected on our h...

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Blog: A Message to the 2017 Governor’s Awards in Arts Education Nominees From Past Winners! Good Luck!

Posted On May 9, 2017

The Governor’s Award in Arts Education has special significance to each winner. This month, NJAEP features two messages that were written for the 2017 nominees. Each speaks to the confidence, courage, and perseverance developed through the arts. En...

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2017 National Arts Advocacy Day

Posted On April 5, 2017

This year’s National Arts Advocacy Day in Washington, DC had an undercurrent of energy that came from word that the President had proposed, just days earlier, elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts for FY2018. Over 700 people attended N...

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